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Contract Manager

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

The Trust's Contracting and Procurement Team have a key role in supporting working relationships with commissioners and sub-contractors, ensuring robust contracts are in place which deliver outcomes and benefits for patients as well as delivering sustainable income for the Trust.

There is now an exciting opportunity to join our team and manage a portfolio of delegated contracts with particular emphasis on supporting the Humber and North Yorkshire Specialist Provider Collaborative.

We are looking for a motivated and organised person with excellent communication and organisational skills and with specialist knowledge and experience of contracting in the NHS, Local Authority or other sector of industry.

Main duties of the job

To provide support to the Head of Contracting and Procurement for all aspects of contracts and provider performance management of the Trust's portfolio of contracts.

To lead on behalf of the Head of Contracting and Procurement, for all aspects of contracts and provider performance management for a portfolio of delegated contracts with particular emphasis on supporting the Humber and North Yorkshire Specialist Provider Collaborative.

Working closely with the Collaborative Planning and Quality Team (CPaQT)Commissioning Team (on behalf of Lead Provider), the Contracts Manager will provide leadership, support, and assistance across the Humber and North Yorkshire Provider Collaborative to ensure high quality contracting outcomes are achieved.

The post holder will work with a wide range of multi-agency services that support Adult Secure, CAMHS and Adult Eating Disorders with Learning Disability and/or Autism services.

The post holder will be able to work in a fast paced and challenging environment. The post holder will be self-motivated, results oriented, and approachable and accessible to colleagues across the provider collaborative.

The post holder will have expert technical knowledge of the applicable NHS Standard Contract. The post holder will analyse contract activity and financial information as well as providing support to colleagues in reviewing quarterly returns (key performance targets and quality standards).

About us

We are anaward winning and CQC rated good, health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale & Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and wellbeing of patients and service users.

To find out about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our website

You'll join our team of over 3600 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialties to change lives daily. We're extremely proud of our Trust community, knowing you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.

We are committed to staff development to ensure the delivery of high quality, person-centred and compassionate care to patients. We value our staff and invest in them, ensuring they have the right skills and competencies to deliver outstanding care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information with regard to this vacancy please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Experience of Project Management
  • Experience of working in Contracts Management - NHS, Local Authority, or other sector of industry
  • Knowledge and evidence of working within an NHS Commissioning environment


  • Masters level experience in a related field
  • Prince 2 Practitioner qualification or equivalent
  • Knowledge in NHS Contractual Process
  • Experience in management accounting
  • Knowledge and evidence of working with an NHS Commissioning environment



  • Experience of Contract management within the NHS and or commercial environment
  • Strong understanding of NHS policy development and guidance and its impact on local policy
  • Management of delegated budgets


  • Management of delegated budgets
  • Evidence of specialist skills, e.g, project management and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change / development. Full understanding of relevant policy., legislation, drivers in relation to Provider Collaborative and NHS commissioning and contracting

Skills and Competencies


  • Knowledge of budget monitoring and invoice processing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication; ability to think laterally, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to remain professional in difficult and hostile situations


  • Member of specialist interest group / network, locally or nationally

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